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26-Mar-2020 to 10:47

BOAD pumps nearly 200 billion CFA into Covid-19 fight

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Board of Directors of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) has approved a 196.6 billion CFA francs support (about US$ 314.560 million) to member states of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) as part of the fight against COVID-19.

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20-Mar-2020 to 16:06

Togo records 8 new Covid-19 cases

APA-Lomé (Togo) — Togo confirmed Thursday eight new cases of coronavirus, noting these new contaminations bring the total to nine cases, one of which recovered.

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24-Feb-2020 to 11:20

Togo’s Faure Gnassingbe wins fourth straight term

APA-Lomé (Togo) — Outgoing Togolese President, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe has been re-elected for a fourth term, according to the provisional results of the February 22, 2020 presidential election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) announced late Sunday.

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04-Dec-2019 to 12:49

Togo’s ex-minister speaks against FCFA currency

APA - Dakar-(Senegal) — Considered a well-known critic of the CFA franc, Kako Nubukpo, Togo’s former Minister of Public Policy and Policy Evaluation, also co-writer of the book “Getting Africa out of Currency Servitude: Who benefits from the CFA Franc,” explains why African countries need to scrap this old colonial currency.

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11-Jul-2019 to 20:34

Togo vows to crush robbers of bank clients

APA-Lomé (Togo) By Nephthali Messanh Ledy — Togo’s Security Minister, Gal Yark Damehame has expressed concern about the frequent attacks on bank clients, prompting the state to hold talks with finance houses in the country in a bid to ensure the safety and security of those who go there for transactions.

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29-Jun-2019 to 09:51

A peek inside Lome’s fetish market

APA - Lome (Togo) By Nephthali Messanh Leydi — A visitor's itinerary of Togo is never complete without a tour of Lome's Akossewa district, east of the capital, where one of the most unique trading centres in Africa, the fetish market is located.

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13-Jun-2019 to 12:39

Togo commissions 77bc FCFA thermal power plant

APA - Lomé (Togo) — Togo’s Prime Minister, Selom Komi Klassou, on Wednesday evening, launched in Gbetsogbe-Baguida, about 15 km south-east of the capital Lomé, the construction of a 65-megawatt thermal power plant valued at 77 billion CFA francs.

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